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Pattern Testing: The Bonn Shirt & Dress

***Disclaimer – this post contains affiliate links*** Not long after my first success with making a woven sleeved top for myself, I saw an Itch to Stitch call for pattern testers for a button-up top or dress pattern.  With options for long, short, 3/4 length and flared sleeves too!  Given my love of Itch to… Continue reading Pattern Testing: The Bonn Shirt & Dress

Completed Projects · Pattern Review · Tops/Tunics

Enamoured with my Everyday Blouse 

I’m pleased as punch right now.  I have a new blouse with sleeves.  Woven sleeves!  If you could have peeked into my closet prior to this you would have found only one woven sleeved garment.  A  lone oversized men’s button up that I wear to hide my arms from sunburn doing yard work. I have… Continue reading Enamoured with my Everyday Blouse 

Completed Projects · Culottes · Pattern Review

The Winslow Culottes, my perfect skirt (because they’re shorts!) 

Well this post has been a long time coming! I made 3 pairs of culottes using this pattern waaay back in June and somehow it’s already the end of August!?  I used to wonder how people had a back logged of items to blog about but now I’m understanding.  As fun as blogging is, it’s… Continue reading The Winslow Culottes, my perfect skirt (because they’re shorts!) 

Completed Projects · Pattern Review · Shorts

Parkside shorts and photo-bombing puppies

The day before our road trip to British Columbia I decided a comfy pair of shorts was required. The only shorts I currently had were a cheap pair of stretch jeans shorts (which constantly slide down driving me crazy) and gym shorts. I wanted something comfy yet not a gym short and the Parkside shorts… Continue reading Parkside shorts and photo-bombing puppies

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The Vienna Tank, the best of both worlds…

***Disclaimer – this post contains affiliate links*** I’ve been pattern testing again! Itch to Stitch has another new pattern just released today. I have no idea how Kennis gets such fantastic patterns ready so rapidly! It’s certainly not because they are simplistic, since they always seem to have great design features, detailed instructions and sewing… Continue reading The Vienna Tank, the best of both worlds…

Completed Projects · Pattern Review · Tops/Tunics

A View Ridge Top in Double Gauze

A fantastic summer top that can be casual or dressy depending on the fabric used or what you pair it with.  My version is delightfully light and airy in double gauze.  Which is perfect for the hot weather we’ve been getting earlier than normal this year.  Except of course for when I want to take… Continue reading A View Ridge Top in Double Gauze